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Dear Erickson Families & School Community:

We want Erickson Elementary to be the best elementary school in Ypsilanti! Unfortunately, this will not happen with just the funds allotted by the state. In an effort to enrich our students’ education, we are raising funds to provide our children with safe and fun playground equipment. Every student at Erickson benefits from the Write-A-Check Campaign!

Please help support the Erickson Elementary Parent Leadership Team Write-A-Check Campaign for 2017-2018 by making a donation today. Proceeds from the Write-A-Check Campaign go only to Erickson Elementary to fund the specific needs of our school.

Link to Erickson's Write-A-Check information

News and Events

Meet Superintendent Zachery-Ross


This Tuesday: October 9th @ 5:30 pm in the Erickson Library

Superintendent Zachery-Ross is coming to meet Erickson families for a ‘Listen & Learn’ and an opportunity to share important YCS updates.

We hope to see ALL parents and guardians here this Tuesday evening!

Parent Leadership Team (PLT) 

This team meets once a month and all are welcome! 

Tuesday October 9, 2018

5:30 pm

Erickson Library

Up Comming Dates


10/9     PLT Meeting @ 5:30 pm *Meet Superintendent Zachery-Ross @ 6:00 pm

10/22   Book Fair Open through 10/25

10/24   STEAM Into Fall Family Fun Night @ 5:30 - 7:00

10/26   Picture Day

11/6     Ypsilanti Community Schools Sinking Fund on the Ballot

            >For more information, please visit www.ycschools.us

Book Fair 

October 22nd - 25th

Hours~ 7:30 - 11:00 am and 12:00 - 2:45 pm *Open during 10/14 Family Fun Night

Classes will get an opportunity to preview the book fair and return to purchase items. There will be lots of affordable books and items!

Parents are welcome to come during Book Fair hours also.


YCS Traditional Calendar 2018-19

Code of Conduct 

Erickson student code of conduct

YCS Wellness Policy & Healthy Snacks

In accordance with the district wellness policy AND due to problems and disruptions, FLAMING HOT food products and TAKIS are NOT allowed in the cafeteria or in the classroom for snack. Your understanding and cooperation is appreciated.

Ypsilanti YMCA Child Development Center  (CDC) 

Program for Child Care

Link to more information

Our school is outstanding because...

  • Community Math and Literacy Nights
  • Committed Parent Advisory Board (PAB)
  • Strong School/Community Relationships
  • Foster Grandparents Program
  • Community Events (Open House Picnic, Erickson Beautification Projects, Cultural Celebrations)
  • EMU Bright Futures Program
  • Mentoring Program
  • Exceptional Extra Curricular Community Productions (Music, Art, PE) Warm, Caring and Nurturing Professional Educators at every level

Box Top Contest - End date October 23, 2018


Please collect and bring in Box Tops for Education.

The top earning class will win a prize!

For a list of  participating products, go to BTFE.com

Science Olympiad 

The 17th Annual WESO Tournament will be held May 11, 2019 at Pioneer High School.


*Please Help*

Erickson Playground Fundraiser 


  • We are trying to raise funds to improve our playground!
  • Please see our Donation Campaign Letter attached to the email from Ms. Mickle
  • Any and all donations are welcome.

Thank you for all you do to support Erickson students!

Attendance Matters: Early Outs and Late Arrivals

Please refrain from signing your child out early. We begin dismissal at 2:20 pm and every moment in school counts!

As we continue to work on improving attendance, we will begin tracking early sign outs and late arrivals and will be in touch with families that frequently sign students out early or sign them in late.

Food Gatherers

Food Gatherers’ Healthy School Pantry Program distributes FREE fresh fruits and vegetables to all families at Erickson.

Please call our social worker Ms. OBryan 734-221-1639 or email jobryan5@ycschools.us if you are interested

Produce pick ups are on Thursdays

School Information

Erickson Elementary

1427 Levona
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
Phone: 734-221-1600
Fax: 734-221-1603
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Kelly Mickel
Derrick Davis
Dean of Students
Leslie Greenhill

Grade Levels

1st - 5th Grades

School Hours

Full Day

7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Early Dismissal
7:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Victoria Davis
Director of Dining Services
734-221-1024 xo: 317-869-4466